NIAMEY, Niger: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met the Sudanese Foreign Minister Omer Ismail on the sidelines of the 47th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niger Capital Niamey.
During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on Pakistan-Sudan bilateral relations and regional issues of common interest.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan and Sudan enjoy close fraternal relations based on common faith and similarity of views.
The foreign minister highlighted Africa as an important Continent with 1.3 billion population and 54 Countries.
Qureshi also informed about Pakistan’s “Engage Africa” initiative, aimed at developing closer, stronger and cooperative relations with the African Continent.
The two foreign ministers also exchanged views on the ways to enhance trade and investment.
The foreign minister stressed that there are enormous opportunities between the two Countries in various fields including security, education, health, agriculture.
Both sides agreed to maintain close contact and carry forward the process of strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.